Bill to protect military sexual assault victims filibustered again

Friday, June 19, 2015

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List of 49 Senators who voted against the Gillibrand amendment to protect victims of military sexual assault

Thursday, June 18, 2015

List of 49 Senators who voted against S. Amdt. 1578, the Military Justice Improvement Act, sponsored by Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-New York). The amendment would move the prosecution…

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List of 50 Senators who voted for the Gillibrand amendment to protect victims of military sexual assault

Thursday, June 18, 2015

List of 50 Senators who voted for S. Amdt. 1578, the Military Justice Improvement Act, sponsored by Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-New York). The amendment would move the prosecution…

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Transcript: Sen. John McCain’s floor statement on Amdt. 1578 Military Justice Improvement Act

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Partial transcript of Sen. John McCain’s (R-Arizona) floor statement in support of Amendment 1578 Military Justice Improvement Act on June 16, 2015:

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Transcript: Sen. Claire McCaskill’s floor statement on Amdt. 1578 Military Justice Improvement Act

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Partial transcript of Sen. Claire McCaskill’s (D-Missouri) floor statement in support of Amendment 1578 Military Justice Improvement Act on June 16, 2015:

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Transcript: Sen. Chuck Grassley’s floor statement on Amdt. 1578 Military Justice Improvement Act

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Partial transcript of Sen. Chuck Grassley’s (R-Iowa) floor statement in support of Amendment 1578 Military Justice Improvement Act on June 16, 2015:

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Transcript: Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand’s floor statement on Amdt. 1578 Military Justice Improvement Act

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Partial transcript of Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand’s (D-New York) floor statement in support of Amendment 1578 Military Justice Improvement Act on June 16, 2015:

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Military sexual assault survivors concerned VA treatment over-relies on medications, not counseling

Thursday, March 20, 2014
WTF Kenyon

Survivors of military sexual trauma complained that the Department of Veteran Affairs’s mental health treatment model relies too heavily on prescription medications instead of counseling.

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Senators support expanding access to civilian counselors outside of VA for military sexual assault victims

Thursday, March 20, 2014
WTF McCutcheon

Retired Marine Lance Corporal Jeremiah Arbogast and former Private First Class Jessica Kenyon told lawmakers that the VA’s mental health services for military sexual assault survivors were so…

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Victims of military sexual assault face barriers in seeking mental health treatment while on active duty

Tuesday, March 18, 2014
SOURCE: armed-services.senate.gov

Victims of sexual assault in the military often face barriers in seeking mental health treatment while they are on active duty, according to recent testimonies before the Senate…

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